N3 Toll Route | Traffic Alert | 03 Dec 2021 @ 15H45
ALL SOUTHBOUND LANES (towards KwaZulu-Natal) are now also closed at WILGE PLAZA near Villiers. This measure has been instituted by SAPS in an effort to control overall traffic flow while the current truck blockade at VAN REENEN’S PASS remains unresolved. TUGELA PLAZA remains closed in a northbound direction(towards Gauteng)
Although every effort is being made to find a resolution to the Van Reenen blockade, traffic disruptions are expected to continue into the night.
Extensive traffic backlogs and heavy congestion are being reported along both the KwaZulu-Natal and Free State sections of the route, as well as on most alternative roads in the region. Road users are advised to delay travel to the affected areas, if at all possible.
Official route updates can be obtained from @N3Route on Twitter; or by contacting the 24-hour N3 Helpline on 0800 63 43 57 for verified traffic information or to get emergency assistance along the N3 Toll Route between Cedara in KZN and Heidelberg in Gauteng.